Health law or healthcare law in Australia includes a comprehensive framework governing the delivery, regulation, and funding of healthcare services throughout the country. It plays a vital role in ensuring that the Australian public has access to safe and high-quality healthcare. Healthcare law includes a number of rules and concepts to protect patients' rights, govern healthcare professionals, and encourage fair access to services. Important aspects of the healthcare law include:

Public and private healthcare.

Equitable access to healthcare.

Medical negligence and compensation.

Medical treatment consent-related issues in adult and paediatric patients.

Patient treatment choice, confidentiality, and privacy.

Mental health & human rights.

Issues and claims can arise involving one or more aspects of the healthcare law.

We can assist the injured and the practitioners including medical practitioners & health services providers in healthcare law matters including matters involving:

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Regulation & quality assurance aspects.

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) medications & medical device regulatory framework.

Injury & negligence issues.

Aged care issues.

Mental health & human rights issues.

Complaints & disciplinary proceedings.


Tribunal and Court hearings.

Coroner’s court matters.

Medical practitioner registration related issues.

It is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible after the incident so that the claim is made within the time limits set out in the law.